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Video shows exploding Live Tiles and 3D hover touch on Windows Phone

April 4, 2016 |

The cancelled McLaren with 3D Touch demonstrated on new video

We’ve already seen a couple of leaked photos of the cancelled Windows Phone flagship Nokia McLaren, but now for the first time we can see a video showing the … Read More

Some of the old Lumia phones to get firmware updates before Windows 10 Mobile

February 25, 2016 |

Future Windows 10 Mobile updates will not be bundled with firmware

While Microsoft still hasn’t announced when the upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile for the old Lumia phones will happen, Neowin reports that some of these phones may receive a … Read More

HTC not planning further updates for the 8X phone

January 14, 2016 |

HTC 8X is not getting Windows 10 Mobile

Beginning its journey as a flagship for Windows Phone 8, the HTC 8X is now over three years old. Nevertheless, some users have been waiting for an official statement from the … Read More

Low-end Lumia phones are getting software updates

June 23, 2015 |

Camera, WiFi improvements and more

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates to some of the low-cost Lumia smartphones. These updates are ‘minor’, according to the Microsoft’s support page, but they fix some common issues and improve the camera … Read More

Lumia smartphones getting an important update to fix random reboots

June 18, 2015 | 3

Microsoft releases a critical update to many Lumia phones

The company has officially acknowledged a bug in some versions of Windows Phone 8.1 that may cause the device to restart randomly. Microsoft is now releasing a security update to all … Read More

Windows 10 is already on 0.7% of all active phones

April 23, 2015 |

Latest AdDuplex stats for April 2015

AdDuplex ad-network has published its monthly stats for April 2015. The new report reveals some interesting trends, including a jump of the Windows 10 installed base from 0.1% to 0.7% for just one month.

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 supports MKV Video

April 21, 2015 |

Windows 10 will also support the video format

Windows Central has found that Update 2 of Windows Phone 8.1, which is pre-loaded on Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, includes a support for MKV Video files. MKV video is a … Read More

Lenovo is launching a Windows Phone this summer

March 18, 2015 |

Lenovo and Microsoft extend their partnership to mobile devices

Microsoft announced Lenovo as a new hardware partner for Windows Phone at a press-conference in China. Lenovo is currently working on its first ever Windows-powered smartphone which will be released this … Read More

Preview for Developer smartphones are getting a newer OS build

February 28, 2015 | 1

Build 14234 is now being rolled out

Update: It seems to be a small configuration update for Preview for Developer devices. It takes less than 10 minutes to install.

Original story: For those users who have joined the Preview program … Read More

Comparison: Windows 10 Technical Preview vs Windows Phone 8.1

February 18, 2015 | 1

What is new in Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones

Last week, Microsoft released the first test version of Windows 10 to a subset of Lumia smartphones – Lumia 630, 635, 636, 637, 730 and 830. I have been running … Read More

Update 2 for Windows Phone 8.1 is close to release for Preview for Developers

February 15, 2015 |

Windows Phone 8.1.2 will be the last update before Windows 10

Microsoft is expected to finish the distribution of Lumia Denim with Windows Phone 8.1.1 to all unlocked devices before the end of February but smartphones enrolled to the Preview … Read More

Nokia Lumia 925 & Lumia 1020 are getting the Denim update

February 12, 2015 |

Many Lumia 925 & 1020 devices have received Denim

Microsoft has started rolling out the official Lumia Denim update to country and some carrier variants of the Nokia Lumia 1020 and Nokia Lumia 925 in Europe.

This update, bringing features … Read More